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Date:	Fri, 27 Mar 2015 10:34:48 +0100 (CET)
From:	Jiri Kosina <>
To:	Michael Opdenacker <>
Subject: Re: [PATCH] [RESEND][TRIVIAL] treewide: fix occurrences of "the the

On Thu, 26 Mar 2015, Michael Opdenacker wrote:

> >  222 files changed, 493 insertions(+), 258 deletions(-)
> Is this patch getting too big (and getting bigger and bigger) to be ever
> merged?
> Unless you tell me otherwise, I'm thinking about splitting it into
> several patches, one for each subsystem. That would unnecessarily
> increase the number of commits for the same thing, what else can we do?

Quite frankly, this is quite painful (compared to the "importance" of the 
patch) to maintain over several months in trivial.git, because it's going 
to get conflicts to no good avail all over the place over time.

I think the best thing to do is to send patches like this directly to 
Linus at the end of merge window and see if he's willing to accept it or 


Jiri Kosina
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